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Album caption: Jackson, W. H. 4 - Sherman Station, upon the broad, plateau-like summit of the Black Hills, 8,271 feet above the sea, and 2,196 feet above Cheyenne, only 33 miles to the eastward. Sherman, named in honor of the commander of the United States Armies, enjoys the distinction of being the most elevated railway-station in the United States. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. No index card. Same caption on page 5 of the Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated.
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Album caption and index card: Camp Farewell, at Fort Sanders, so named as being the last regular camp of the Survey of 1870. Showing merely a few of the members, the tents, and animals of the expedition. Albany County, Wyoming. 1870.
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Album caption and index card: Granite ridges near the eastern base of Laramie Peak. Albany County, Wyoming. 1870. Personal email communication from Alan Terrell on January 17, 2021, "This photograph was taken on August 12, 1870. Source of the date is the 1870 diary transcription. Jackson states: "Dr. (Hayden), Giff (Gifford), Ell (Elliot), Turn (Turnbull), Ford, John, Besely & Loucks with ambulance started for Laramie Peak. As we advanced clouds raised. Stopped at Granite Ridge, made photos and lunched...." The "ambulance" is seen in this photograph. Also seen is the fire that "Potato John" prepared for cooking lunch. The globular granite structures surround the group. The next day the group went further...
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Album caption: Dale Creek Bridge, over Dale Creek, a small tributary of the Cache La Poudre, flowing into the South Platte. The bridge is a wooden framework structure, 650 feet long and 127 high, the largest of its kind on the road. Albany County, Wyoming. 1869. Index card: Jackson, W. H. 7: Dale Creek Bridge on Union Pacific Railroad, Albany County, Wyoming, 1869. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1869 Series, page 5, No. 7: Dale Creek Bridge, over Dale Creek, a small tributary of the Cache La Poudre, flowing into the South Platte. The bridge is a wooden frame-work structure, 650 feet long...


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